Contact: Jennifer Huergo
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Caption: When 33 miners became trapped 2,000 feet below ground, the Chilean government called on NASA specialists to help care for and rescue the men. The rescue is just one example of federal technology transfer highlighted in an annual report compiled by NIST.
Credit: Hugo Infante, Government of Chile
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